Pete Buttigieg for President

The Democratic Party is facing one of its largest primaries in recent political history. It was only in 1976 in living memory that the party faced so many candidates with sixteen running for their party's nomination, including the eventual nominee in Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter, who faced opponents such as Alabama Governor George Wallace, Arizona … Continue reading Pete Buttigieg for President

In Defense of Ilhan Omar

Over the last few weeks, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has made headlines across the country over one issue or another. At the start of the year it was due to comments regarding Israel that could in many ways be taken as antisemitic, but for which she has apologized and since moved past. Now, however, the political … Continue reading In Defense of Ilhan Omar

Long Island and Segregation

Following the conclusion of the Second World War in 1945, the United States saw a massive influx of men in uniform returning home. They benefited from numerous laws and programs meant to help these millions of service members to reintegrate into society, from the G.I. Bill that helped veterans earn an education and offered low-cost … Continue reading Long Island and Segregation